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Proposed Delaware Firearm Legislation SB40

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: An Act To Amend Titles 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 20, 21, 23, 24, 26, 29, 30 And 31 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Crimes And Criminal Penalties.

Description: Delawares existing Criminal Code was adopted in 1973 and was based on the Model Penal Code. Since that time, the Criminal Code has quadrupled in size and expanded to other parts of the Code without consideration to the general effects of the change on the Criminal Codes overall structure, its terminology, or its application, creating numerous inconsistencies, redundancies, ambiguities and contradictions. This Act is one of two bills that seek to bring back proportionality, clarity, and consistency to the Criminal Code. Passage of this Act is contingent on the passage of the other bill that revises Title 11, Part I, and that would take effect 20 months after its passage.

Session: 150th General Assembly

Last Action: Introduced and Assigned to Judicial Committee in Senate

Last Action Date: July 31, 2019


Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

1 sponsors: Harris McDowell (D);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 2% (1 of 41)

Chamber Date Action
Jul 31, 2019 Introduced and Assigned to Judicial Committee in Senate
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Link: link to state bill page

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